The Golden City of India, Jaisalmer. The city named after Maharaja Jaisal Singh, a Rajput King and the founder of city. It is called the "Golden City of India" because the yellow sand and the sandstone which is used every architecture of the city gives it a yellowish pigment.
Jaisalmer is an World Heritage Site and also the Administrative Headquarters of Jaisalmer District. The city is lies in the heart of Thar Desert. Jaisalmer means the hill fort of Jaisal. It has a plenty of artistic structures and local historical monuments as :
Salim Singh-ki- Haveli
The Thar Heritage Museum
Khuldara Abandoned Village
Jodhpur Airport and Sukkur Airport both are the major nearest airport to Jaisalmer.
Flight To Jaisalmer
5 h 45 min
1 h 25 min